Entries by Emilio

Roof Replacement in MA: What’s Available for Traditional Homes?

 Asphalt shingles are predominantly used for Massachusetts residential roofing. However,  Massachusetts has a higher concentration of slate shingles and cedar shingles  than most regions of  the U.S..  The reason is that there are far more traditional homes and  a higher concentration of older  homes than in other parts of the country.  As we learned  in 5th […]

Vinyl Shingles and Shakes: What Do They Offer a Traditional Home?

For decades there was no good alternative for homeowners who wanted a low maintenance siding for the exterior of their home with the traditional look of shingles or shakes.  Many style houses such as Cape, Split-level and even some Ranches were build with cedar shingles or larger cedar shakes.  Homeowners often determine that it would […]

Simonton Windows in Massachusetts

United Home Experts is a local installer of Simonton Windows serving Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Southern New Hampshire.  Request a Free Window Quote Here Simonton Windows: Is one of the largest vinyl window company in the United States Have the AAMA Gold Label Certification Have been awarded JD Power and Associates highest mark in customer satisfaction […]

Exterior Painting in Massachusetts: Which is the Best Season?

Whether you are taking on the task yourself or hiring a local painter for the job, there are certain factors to consider when painting the exterior of a Massachusetts home. One of those factors is considering the best time of year to do the project. The two main variables in determining the best time to paint are […]

Exterior Painting in Boston: What are the major challenges?

As an Exterior Painting Company in Boston, MA we’ve done it all.  Boston and the surrounding towns have such an eclectic assortment of buildings that we have to be prepared to handle a variety of different tasks.  Here are some of the challenges we face on a regular basis. Lead Paint:  Any homes or buildings the predate […]

Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficient Windows

The Federal Government recently announced a tax credit for energy efficient home improvements Homeowners will receive 30% of the cost of an approved project up to $1500. On the list of energy efficient improvements are replacement windows. However, the guidelines for acceptable windows are very stringent and it’s very important that homeowners know which windows […]

How Will the Home Improvement Industry Weather the Tough Economy?

The news these days speaks mostly of recession, the suffering economy, struggling industries and individual businesses.  Given the state of our country’s economy one would expect that the Home Improvement Industry will also suffer.  However, that may not be the case. In New England and other parts of the country, new construction housing has all […]

Paint is Changing: Green Products to Consider in Massachusetts

How to be friendly to the environment when re-decorating and still have a beautiful and long lasting interior paint job. How Are Paints Changing?: Paint companies in the US and the world have been working feverishly to come up with the optimal coating to do two main things: minimize the impact on air quality and deliver maximum […]

The Daunting Task of Choosing Paint Colors

Choosing paint colors for your house painting project can be one of the hardest and most stressful decisions of a home improvement project.  Nobody wants to make a mistake that they will have to live with for years or pay for an expensive re-do.  How many times have you chosen a color thinking it would look one way […]

Roofing Products for New England, What Are My Options?

MORE OPTIONS THAN YOU THINK Most people assume they only have one option when it comes to replacing their roof, and that is asphalt shingles with either a fiberglass or organic base. However, there are many other less common options available for roof replacement. The question our customers ask us is, “are these roofing types right for my […]